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I r-- C ' oc ;- --E -- v'O zri Cotry00 w WEDNE RY 22, 2012 ISSUE NUMBER 33 PARK RIVER, NORTH DAKOTA SINGLE COPY $1.00 T]htat 1 00u]00t,00ihr m00t00nt,aunt(c][1 00u]ht,0000ur r L,, Freedom Shrine portray's America's history By Katrina Hodny for The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. In -the Oct. 12, 2011, issue of The Press, it was reported that most of the funds for a Freedom Shrine were made available to the Park River School. On Feb. 11, it became a reality and a permanent fixture in the school. Park River students. teachers, and visitors now have the opportunity to see into America's proud past as they enter the school. Made possible by Interim Principal James Lehman, the Park River American Legion, the Park River School Board, the Park River Community Club. and Park River Mayor Dan Stenvold, a Freedom Shrine now resides along the south wall of the west entrance of the Park River School. Contractors Gary Johnson and John Johnson, both from Park River, volunteered their time to help place the plaques on the wall. "You get a little education before you buy a ticket to the game," said Marvin Collins, t'arg Ktver Legion member. The Freedom Shrine. sponsored by the National Exchange Club, is a collection of photographic reproductions of original documents from American history. The display includes the Bill of Rights, the :Mayflower Compact, the :Declaration of Independence "and the U.S. Constitution. "My goal is to make it a part !of the American History Above: Volunteers from the Park River American Legion placed the Freedom Shrine at the Park River High School last Saturday morning. Admiring their work are (I-r) Marvin Collins, Oivind Helland, both Korean Veterans, and Interim Principal James Lehman, the inspiration and force behind getting the Freedom Shrine at the High School. program at the school," said Lehman. "Students have the opportunity to view and read the documents. A study guide in addition to a text book is included to incorporate the Shrine into the history class." Lehman has left a Freedom Shrine at each school he has worked in as an interim principal. According to Lehman, he leaves the students and the school with the challenge to use it in the curriculum, to be more educated. According to the Freedom Shrine web site, "The Freedom Shrine program is designed to remind Americans that the freedom and greatness we enjoy today were not Freedom Shrine Con pge 3 Edtnburg youth explores health LANGDON, N.D. Abbie :Sondeland from Edinburg was .one of 16 students from five i schools who was selected to at- :tend the Langdon Area Scrubs :Camp on Thursday, Jan. 26. The students experienced a simulated emergency situation where the injured patient was examined by EMT's, went to ER, was X-rayed and then ad- mitted. Students also rode in the ambulance and Maple Manor's van, saw Cavalier County Memorial Clinic and Hospital and Maple Manor Care Center and had exposure to many different health careers available in a rural setting in acute care, long-term care and public health. Each student learned about HIPAA (confidentiality) and was able to participate in hands on activities including IV med- ications, pill dosing, injections. suturing, airway management and oxygen administration, cal- culating body fat, and looking into the eyes and ears. They experienced many types of disabilities while hav- ing snacks. The students then participated in a mock telemed session and also heard about Above: Abbie Sondeland at the Langdon Area Scrubs Camp Jan. 26. (Photo: Submitted) various health careers. They also were able to practice using lifts, taste thickened liquids and different textures of food, participate in visual and hearing impairments, and use the lift scoop. The day ended by playing the chronic care challenges game. Each student received a cer- tificate of attendance. Several students had a fol- low-up session job shadowing a health career of their choice. A parent session was held in the computer lab to identify and ex- plore many health career re- sources. The Langdon Area Scrubs Camp was made possible by a grant from the Center for Rural Health--University of North Dakota--and our local health care facilities. Coordinator was Carla Symons. RN. ]P00aur]k ]Ki00e]00 N,..]D).. ]F,elb,]nu[au00v Late- (Very late-) breaking news By David Larson for The Press PARK RIVER, N.D. Boys would be boys, even way back in 1912: Enok Wick and Ed Mclntyre went to Grand Forks on business and, incidentally, stopped in at the auto show. Louis Whitfield, Karl Farup and C.R. Verry went to the Bankers' Convention, and also stopped in at the auto show. Sam Holland went to Fargo on business connected with this auto- mobile agency, and on his way back to Park River... On the other hand: David Aitken and two of the Catherwoods are going offto Minnesota to buy a carload of horses. James McCauley is due around the 15th of the month with a car- load. Art Menzel, Park River's ace pitcher last summer, has signed on with the Lethbridge, Al- berta, team and will report for duty on April 1. Christian Buck, Edinburg pioneer, died in St. Michael's Hospital in Grand Forks. Buck was shot by a man who was temporarily insane. Laee.. (very late-) (Go, no, l?,ge, 5 Sen. Miller wins Dist. ]o GOP Endorsement CAVALIER, N.D. At a packed house of about 250 people Senator Joe Miller (R- 16 now R- 10) of Park River won the GOP endorsement at the Cavalier American Legion. The vote 141-to-91 was a telling sign that people were interested in Senator Miller's vision for government. "I am so humbled by the support I received. Many peo- ple drove long distances to vote and the positive rein- forcement was so strong. I am truly blessed to be a part of a greater community that has an unfailing commitment to bet- ter government," Miller stated. Miller will now turn his at- tention to completing the pri- mary process and building his strategy to win the General Election. "I am glad to have the mo- mentum. We have one hurdle behind us and now it's time to focus on building more rela- tionships and winning in No- vember. Thank you to all that participated in the convention. You are the wheels that keep this nation rolling," Miller stated. Miller has served in the Senate since 2008 and is serves on the Finance and Tax- ation Committee and Agricul- ture Committee. He farms near Fordville. 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